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  • Tuna Company, 2 Employees Charged in Death of Worker in Oven

    Bumble Bee Foods and two employees were charged Monday with violating safety regulations in the death of a California worker who was cooked in an industrial oven with tons of tuna, prosecutors said.
  • Tuna Plant Charged After Worker Cooked to Death

    04/28/2015 10:04:30 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 67 replies
    Newser ^ | Apr 28, 2015 12:18 AM CDT | Rob Quinn, Newser Staff
    (Newser) – Felony charges have been filed more than two years after the horrific death of a worker at a California tuna plant. Bumble Bee Foods and two of its employees have been charged with willfully violating safety rules in the death of 62-year-old Jose Melena, who was cooked to death inside an industrial oven at the company's Santa Fe Springs plant, the Los Angeles Times reports.
  • Box Office: 'Transformers 4' Hits $100 Million for $301.3 Million Worldwide Debut

    06/29/2014 1:24:10 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 47 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | June 29, 2014 | Pamela McClintock
    Paramount’s Transformers: Age of Extinction debuted to $100 million in North America, the best number of the year to date and reinvigorating the giant robot franchise. Overseas, it was even more massive in its initial assault, taking in $201.3 million for a worldwide bow of $301.3 million. The $210 million tentpole, earning an A- CinemaScore despite blistering reviews, is easily the biggest opening of star Mark Wahlberg's career, thanks to a strong turnout by males (64 percent).
  • Plight of the bumblebee: Disappearance?

    03/03/2013 7:15:47 AM PST · by Renfield · 40 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | 2-28-2013 | Beth Borenstein
    It's not just honey bees that are in trouble. The fuzzy American bumblebee seems to be disappearing in the Midwest. Two new studies in Thursday's journal Science conclude that wild bees like the American bumblebee are increasingly important in pollinating flowers and crops that provide us with food. And, at least in the Midwest, they seem to be dwindling in an alarming manner, possibly from disease and parasites. Wild bees are difficult to track, so scientists have had a hard time knowing what's happening to them. But because of one man in a small town in Illinois in the 1890s,...
  • Worker Dies After Being Cooked In Tuna Plant Oven

    10/14/2012 6:36:18 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 55 replies
    CBS Local L.A. ^ | 10-13-12 | Staff
    SANTA FE SPRINGS (AP) — Authorities say a 62-year-old employee was cooked to death at a Southern California seafood plant for tuna maker Bumble Bee Foods The Whittier Daily News reports Jose Melena was found Thursday shortly before 7 a.m. at the plant in Santa Fe Springs. California Division of Occupational Safety and Health spokeswoman Erika Monterroza says t’s unclear how the man ended up inside a cooking device called a “steamer machine.” The state department has launched an investigation into the accident. In a written statement, Bumble Bee Foods spokesman Pat Menke expressed condolences to Melena’s family and says...
  • DC Police SUV Hits Bumblebee at 'Transformer 3' Filming in DC

    10/13/2010 12:38:31 PM PDT · by Virginia Ridgerunner · 26 replies ^ | October 12, 2010 | Fox 5 News
    A D.C. Police SUV was involved in a wreck at the filming of "Transformers 3" in Washington D.C. While the movie was filming a car chase scene on 3rd Street and Maryland Ave in southwest D.C., the police SUV collides with a yellow Chevy Camaro, which in the movie series is known as the character Bumblebee. The police SUV was not supposed to be there and the wreck itself was not scripted. The police officer driving the SUV is a 25-year veteran senior explosive ordnance technician. He was taken to a local hospital and sustained minor injuries. Law enforcement sources...
  • "To bee, or not to bee?" CARTOON featuring Mike Huckabee...

    12/03/2007 6:55:44 PM PST · by IPWGOP · 10 replies · 1,103+ views ^ | 12/3/2007 | IPWGOP
     Dec. 3, 2007... based on the following news stories: "it is aeronautically impossible for the bumblebee to fly. However, the bumblebee, being unaware of these scientific facts, goes ahead and flies anyway." -Mike Huckabee/bumblebee   Huckabee on taking wing high-flying Mike Huckabee likens his political ascension to the flight of a bumblebee   'Bumblebee' Baptist defies political gravity Huckabee coverage in the UK Times...     This cartoon/graphic is free for noncommercial use in emails, blogs, and forums.